My Local Beach - Privacy Policy

Updated as of October, 2010
The Kangaroo Media Privacy Policy describes how Kangaroo Media and its subsidiaries (My Local Beach) treat personal information when you use its services, including information provided when you use My Local Beach (video hosting, content provision and social networking). In addition, the following describes privacy practices specific to My Local Beach.

Personal Information

Browsing My Local Beach.
You can watch videos on My Local Beach without having a My Local Beach account. Videos are not restricted to account holders, and are encouraged to be shared across the wider community.

Your My Local Beach Account.

For some activities on My Local Beach, like uploading videos, posting comments, or uploading information, you need a My Local Beach account. We ask for some personal information when you create an account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access.

Usage Information

When you use My Local Beach, we may record information about your usage of the site, favorites you subscribe to, the videos you watch, the frequency and size of data transfers, and information you submit. This is done in order to ensure the quality of our service to you and the wider community. My Local Beach as a community project will only use the information to further develop services for the community, such as analysing usage in order to help shine a light on popular videos or worthy stories. The content information might be shared with other project contributors in order to help the development of the program, and this may include trends in viewer preference and content.

Content Uploaded to Site.

Any personal information or video content that you voluntarily disclose online (e.g., video, documents or your social networking profile page) may be collected and viewed or used by others.


If you submit personal information to My Local Beach, we may use that information to operate, maintain, and improve the features and functionality of My Local Beach, and to process any activity or other communication you send to us.

We do not use your email address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent. We may use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major YouTube changes or for customer service purposes) for My Local Beach or other similar Kangaroo Media projects.

Information That is Publicly Available
When you create a My Local Beach account, some information about your My Local Beach account and your account activity will be provided to other users of My Local Beach. This may include the date you opened your My Local Beach account or the date you last logged into your
Your My Local Beach account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on My Local Beach, such as when you upload videos or send content through My Local Beach. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the social networking site.

Any videos that you submit to My Local Beach may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by other My Local Beach users or the general public.

You may also choose to add personal information which may include your name, gender, profile picture or other details, that will be visible to other users on your My Local Beach account channel page.